Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp kinkerianus

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Turbinicarpus schmiedickeanus ssp klinkerianus

Synonyms- Turbinicarpus klinkerianus, Strombocactus klinkerianus, Toumeya klinkeriana,

                 Toumeya schmiedickeana var klinkeriana,  Strombocactus schmiedickeanus var klinkerianus,

                 Neolloydia schmiedickeana var klinkeriana, Pediocactus schmiedickeanus var klinkerianus.


   Body- Solitary globular depressed, 30mm high 30-40mm wide pale grey to greenish-brown.

   Root- Taproot.

   Tubercles- Pyramidal, rhomboid at the base.

   Spines- Radials- None.

               Centrals- 2-3 very papery 5-25mm long.

   Flowers- Apical funnel shaped ivory with brown midstripe 25mm wide.

   Fruits- Green-brown.

Distribution- Guadalcazar in the state of San Lois Potosi (Mexico). Altitude 1150-2250m.


This species is easy to cultivate. Requires full sun and careful watering to keep plant compact.


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